FAO Food Price Index rising for tenth straight month
April 08, 2021
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 118.5 points in March 2021, 2.4 points (2.1 percent) higher than in February. The increase marked the tenth consecutive monthly rise in the value of the FFPI to its highest level since June 2014.
Ingredion Launches ULTRA-TEX 1311 Modified Potato Starch for Indulgent Textures Made Faster and Better
March 31, 2021
ngredion Incorporated, a leading global provider of ingredient solutions to diversified industries, announced a new addition to its extensive range of potato-based solutions for the U.S. and Canada, ULTRA-TEX® 1311 modified potato starch.
Koch Separation Solutions help Royal Avebe to create high-value potato protein
March 18, 2021
Koch Separation Solutions (KSS) announced today that it will collaborate with Royal Avebe (Avebe), a leading international starch manufacturer, to implement a comprehensive separation solution for plant-based protein processing.
Waste-free potato processing facility to be built in the Lviv region of Ukraine
March 16, 2021
The Central Plains Group Ukraine company along with investors from Great Britain and Finland plan to build a facility for the waste-free processing of potatoes, particularly potato starch, in the village of Glynyany of the Zolochevsky district in the Lviv region of Ukraine.
AGRANA processed a record quantity of starch potatoes in its longest campaign ever
March 06, 2021
At the end of February, AGRANA successfully ended its processing of the 2020/2021 potato harvest at its potato starch mill in Gmünd (Lower Austria). With a processing period of 189 days, this was AGRANA's longest ever campaign in Austria.
Biodiversity of Native Andean Potatoes: Nutritional Profile and Phenolic Composition
March 05, 2021
The characterization of six varieties of native Andean potatoes with a wide biodiversity in tuber shape, flesh, and skin color was performed, through the determination of their proximate composition, mineral content, and phenolic profile.
Avebe wins Water Innovation Award for its project 'Sustainable Concentration of Potato Juice with Membranes'
February 15, 2021
The winner of the 'Water Innovator of the Year' award was announced during the online conference Water Vision 2021. The three ideas selected were Mid Mix, Mezt and the DUCAM project (Avebe and Wafilin: Sustainable Concentration of Potato Juice with Membranes). The winning finalist: Avebe and Wafilin's DUCAM project